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  • How to Grow Spinach in a Home Garden: An Illustrated Guide
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    How to Grow Spinach in a Home Garden: An Illustrated Guide

    Spinach, whose scientific name is Spinacia oleracea, is a family of nutritious leafy green vegetables. Like other leafy greens, spinach is an easy vegetable to grow in a home garden from spring through fall. Although high in natural sodium, spinach is low in saturated fat and very low in cholesterol. The leafy green is also […] More

  • How to Grow Leaf Lettuce in a Home Garden: An Illustrated Guide
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    How to Grow Leaf Lettuce in a Home Garden: An Illustrated Guide

    Like kale, leaf lettuce is an especially easy vegetable to grow in a home garden. Lettuce, whose scientific name is Lactuca sativa, is a family of nutritious leafy green vegetables. Just like other leafy greens, most varieties of lettuce (leaf, Cos or romaine, crisphead, butterhead, and stem) are an excellent source of vitamins and minerals […] More

  • How to Grow Kale in a Home Garden: An Illustrated Guide
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    How to Grow Kale in a Home Garden: An Illustrated Guide

    Kale is an especially easy vegetable to grow in a home garden. The leafy green is also packed full of nutrients. Kale is low in saturated fat; ┬ávery low in cholesterol; high in dietary fiber, protein, thiamin, riboflavin, folate, iron, magnesium, and phosphorus; and very high in vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin B6, […] More